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Police Officer Edward Shoemaker | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Edward Shoemaker

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 4, 1890

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Officer Shoemaker was shot and killed while attempting to arrest several burglary suspects. His killer was apprehended, convicted of first degree murder, and sentenced to life in prison May 3, 1890. He received a new trial and was acquitted February 10, 1893.

Officer Shoemaker had served with the Detroit Police Department for 3 years.

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Thanks for your 3 years of services, Edward.

March 4, 2012


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